sengoku period clothing

Nuinobe-dō Tosei GusokuEarly to mid Edo period, 17th-18th century This authentic samurai armor is of very good quality. Laced in white with parts covered either with black lacquer or leather, it bears overall a cross-shaped family crest (kurosu kamon).The stunning kawari kabuto (extraordinary helmet) of momonari outline is fitted with two original  very unusual large decorations (wakidate) in the shape of hamaguri clamshells. The front is fitted with a sun-shaped maedate.The iyo-zane dō (cuirass made of small plates laced side-by-side) is decorated with sophisticated...

Sword standEdo Period, 19th century53x 40 x 20 cmLaquered wooden, decorated with pine branches in hiramaki-e.Katanakake for sale

A negoro lacquer angled corners trayOshikiMuromachi period (1336-1573)16th century29 x 30 x 1.7 cmAntique Negoro lacquer wares were produced at the Negoro-ji temple complex in Izumi Province. The red layers of lacquer on Negoro wares are intended to gradually wear away with use, revealing the black lacquer underneath. Oshiki-type trays were originally made with pieces of hinoki (Japanese cypress) and other woods, with sides attached. Ordinarily, they are square with the corners formed in several ways. They are thought to have originally used for offerings,...

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